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    January 29, 2012
    9:00 - 10:00am PST  

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>> carolyn: good morning, i'm carolyn tyler. we are getting an exclusive look this morning at the mess occupy oakland demonstrators made inside city hall last night. nearly 300 protestors were arrested during a niet day and night of confrontations with police. sergio, the mayor took you on a tour of the damage. >> reporter: good morning.
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they did give us a first look of the damage that was done by people that forced their way into city hall. a lot of damage is restricted to a broken window and papers strewn throughout the lobby area and graffiti and also the california and american flags were taken out to the front of the city hall and burned. last night, the mayor and her staff said they are tolerance for violence, occupy demonstrations in oakland has come to an end. >> city hall were was a target of the demonstrators when a few people forced their way in and made a mess of the place. jean quan voiced her frustration. >> occupy oakland has to stop using oakland as the playground
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and people in the occupy movement have to stop making excuses of this behavior. >> at the height of protests. demonstrators squared off with police. some tossed. and others tossed other things. as the day went on, several conflicts erupted like this one near 14th and broadway. i talked to one woman and she says the police are being too heavy-handed. >> i say protestors get upset but i think it's wrong. it's like a sledgehammer killing a flea or something. >> but city leaders are clearly at their wit's zblend i see basically in my opinion, domestic terrorism and it starts costing the city incredible amount of resources.
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>> one of the groups was the downtown ymca. they encircled another group outside. about 70 of them were arrested. they say they plan on holding and charging all of them. >> i would expect in the future, what happened in the level of violence and everything that proceeded on the internet all the tweets which they know we read. >> mayor quan tells me they do have surveillance video of people that were going into city hall and couple dozen people may made their way in. none were arrested because police were not able to get here too quickly. they were handling the situation that was going over in the ymca. 300 people were arrested last night. we are awaiting the full set of charges they are facing.
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>> we have a photo taken by media partner "san jose mercury news" showing protestors burning the american flag taken from city hall. the demonstrators issued an e-mail the occupation and act of constitutionally protected disobedience was interrupted by brutal police response. members of occupy san jose and occupy redwood city will protest at 2:00 in front of the chase bank at the west field valley field mall on stevens street boulevard. they are foreclouds go on two homes, one belonged to a 72-year-old woman. the san mateo county sheriff's office is looking for two men who stabbed four other men who had just left a wedding
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reception in half moon bay. investigators say there were numerous witnesses outside the hall last night when two men, 18 to 20 years old approached the four victims and started arguing. it's not clear what the dispute was all about but ended with the four men being rushed to a local hospital in critical condition. deputies say they are expected to survive. investigators are hoping more witnesses will come forward with information about the suspect. this morning the 15-year-old son of a couple found dead in oakland is in custody. a suspect in their murders. the bodies of a 55-year-old man and 50-year-old woman were found in a car on friday night. earlier in the day they conducted a welfare check in the home after one of the residents failed to show up at work. six hours later they received another call. they returned to the house and
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that is when they found the bodies. an 81-year-old woman is fighting for her life this morning after suffering a brutal attack yesterday. is she was beaten possibly sexually assaulted while going for her morning walk. >> the manager of this store in at 9:00 a.m., went to park his car a he saw a woman on the ground. >> when i asked her if she needed help. her face was swollen she had blood everywhere. she just nodded. >> richmond police arrived within minutes. >> she is in critical condition at a local hospital. at this point we're not sure if she is going to survive. >> the victim had to be airlifted to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. she lived here in the apartments for more than 15 years.
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it's three blocks where she was found on the avenue. a neighbor said she went for early morning walks. >> so she walks very early. >> a friend of the victim is now frightened. >> i know it's dangerous to be walking early in the morning but now it's all different. you have to real careful. >> she is going to change her mother's routine. >> i'm not going to let her walk around anymore. >> police don't know the motive behind the attack. >> this could possibly a sexual assault. we're not ruling that out. >> the last word. women's woman is very critical condition. the area has has a lot of
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traffic and is s asking any witness to give them a call. >> the first murder victim in san leandro is 15-year-old girl. they are searched for henry leow which is the father of the flein baby. oakland resident is believed to be driving a black escalade cadillac with black rims. they found the teenager with several stab wounds to her upper body. she has not been identified. >> a young man is in critical condition at san francisco general hospital this morning after being shot several times. it happened yesterday morning in visitacion valley. a man was found lying in the street at sunnyvale avenue. investigators have not released any information about a suspect. >> 9 catholic church is challenging the federal government over some 6,000 deportations in the bay area. hundreds of people went to
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st. mary's cathedral protesting the arrest. made under a federal program. it requires law enforcement officers to share information about the people they arrest with the federal government. the goal is to deport criminals who are here illegally. >> we need to stand by but here in the city but we need a national policy. in the meantime, we have to take our own destiny in our own hands and realize this is a problem will that will not go away. >> church and supporters want the governor and pamela harris. they point out illinois and washington are among several states that have already adopted reforms. >> coming up next, battle for florida continues. a deadly crash after a light rail train slams into an suv.
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what investigators say the driver did to caused accident. -dad, why e you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in there? oh, there's prize, all right. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope.
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is it a dinosaur? [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are the great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. stickers? uh-uh. a perhero? ♪ kinda. [ male announcer ] and we think that's the best prize of all. ♪
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>> carolyn: sacramento police say the driver of an suv drove around a guardrail resulting in the death of three people including a baby. the collision with light rail train happened just after 4:00 yesterday afternoon. the train hit the vehicle pushing it 20 yards, suv flipped
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over and came to rest on its roof. passenger on the train said the conductor hit the train and hit them hard. like when you rollover the street you feel the impact and you are like rolling over road debris and seeing the junk flying past the window. >> the victims who were killed were riding in the suv. two adults pronounced dead at the scene. baby was ejected. fourth person is in serious condition. six people on the train were slightly injured. 48 hours until florida republicans head to the possible. new poll with mitt romney with a solid 11-point lead but newt gingrich says the race is far from over. he has a new supporter in his corner. jonathan carl reports. >> a big vote of confidence for newt gingrich. >> i hereby officially and
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enthusiastically endorse newt gingrich for president of the united states. >> her man cain was in sections with comedian steven colbert. >> i endorse the people. >> now herman cain is all in nor newt gingrich. >> we're going to elect speaker newt gingrich as the next president of the united states. >> even before the cain endorsement, he said his campaign will continue no matter what happens. >> it will go all the way to the convention. >> in panama city, romney escalated his attacks. >> he was fine but eth -- he was fined and he ultimately resigned in disgrace. >> in a one of a kind ad, they
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attacked gingrich using an nbc news report from 1997. >> they have asked the romney campaign to stop running the ad but one advisor told us they plan to keep running it until tuesday's primary in florida. gingrich campaign said the ad is misleading because gingrich was cleared of wrongdoing two years later. >> carolyn: newt gingrich says he is not giving up on this week the former house speaker renewed his vow to challenge romney for the nomination all the way to the republican convention. >> this is going all the way to the convention. clearly the conservatives and grassroots are increasingly angry how the washington establishment has rallied the complete dishonesty. some of the attacks may have been breath takingly dishonest,
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and conservative are going to come together and decide whether they want a massachusetts liberal to be the republican nominee. >> they complained that romney's campaign has a basic policy of carpet bombing his opponents with negative ads. >> lisa argen lisa argen is talking weather. we're not as cold or breezy as we yesterday. you weren't here yesterday but looking outside, it's pretty nice out. this is sutro camera and we do have a little bit of rain to talk about it. that is next. >> carolyn: up next, st. mary's head to utah. mike shumann has the highlights coming up in sports. ♪
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>> carolyn: lisa told us earlier we need two weeks of rain to make up. >> for a lot. two or three storms is not going to do it. we're running 30-40% of normal. we have two weak systems on the way this week that will bring a light shower to the north bay, sonoma county.
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so this week is shot. we are definitely looking at down the road, rest of february and march to catch us up. we're certainly dry and heavenly in the 20s but today, can you believe 50 degrees in lake tahoe. so it's getting cold at night. they are making snow but inch highs in the 50s. not a lot of snow there. hazy conditions for mount tam. we started out with a little fog in sonoma county and now we are looking at sunny skies. it's actually pretty nice outside and changes toward the latter afternoon with increasing clouds. everyone will look at cloudy skies tonight should keep the temperatures up. >> 49 in oakland. 46 and 47 in fairfield. most of the activity, couple inches of rain heading to the north of us. as the system swings by, tail
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end that is going to push on through the bay. that will allow for the higher clouds, chance of showers and that ridge to be knocked down. it's not going anywhere. it's going to reestablish itself and bring the fair weather throughout much of the week. later on this afternoon, higher clouds on the way, especially for the north bay, out ahead of it, wind shift keeping it nice and mild to warm across the state. 56 in southern sierra, 60s with dense fog. 71 in big sur, with mid-70s and winds especially have subsided here in southern california. so here is the way it looks throughout the rest of the afternoon. clouds increasing midday and afternoon, take a look at rain. 6:00 tomorrow morning, rain, mendocino county, napa, solano county and continues to slide south until about 8:00 we should see showers over by concord and
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few areas of light mist and drizzle and partly cloudy skies. slightly cooler temperatures as the system slides to the south. 64 in santa clara. 65 in redwood city with mostly sunny conditions and few high clouds, low 60s in the sunset, richmond district and north bay numbers, starting off cool, low to mid-60s today and near east bay, 64 in san leandro and union city out over the hills, 63 in pittsburg with pleasanton coming in with 64 and monterey bay, sunny skies and numbers around 70 in gilroy. seven-day forecast, few high clouds toward the latest afternoon hours, chance of showers toward the morning commute and partly cloudy the rest of monday and tuesday. wednesday another chance of showers north. >> carolyn: i see you have doing
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his little -- >> go back in the hole for the groundhog day. >> let's look at sports this morning. oakland a's is holding a fan testimony at oakland arena. college hoops, last night the 20th ranked st. mary's gales battled byu. >> we'll tip off with college basketball. fans don't realize that byu is in every conference except for football. now on the road. he was red hot knocking down the first four three's. and where is waldo, brad waldo led wait for st. mary's. then again here is another one for matthew. waldo was everywhere on the break and another one.
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19 points and 11 boards, gales take 11th straight win with 80-66 final. >> usf hosting san diego. flaco led with 26. four of six from three point land, 84-70 victory. >> fourth ranked stanford women putting it on the line. they hosted cal in the paying game. they are welcoming lindsay's bears and to the baseline and connects. she had 18. cardinals led. here is great spin move and 18 rebounds. big day for cal. finishing on the fast break, she had 17. cal trade by 9 at the break. bears went to ot but she is too
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much. stanford hangs on 74-71. 9-0 in pac-12 play. >> cal men host stanford, bears are half a game out and first in the pac-12. stanford is a game behind. this should be a great match-up. these are similar teams driven by big men and the coach is looking forward to the match-up. >> playing your rivals and proximity of the schools that close. it's going to create a terrific environment. every game has been spirited. i've enjoyed competing in it. >> and 49ers rookie defensive got unless some trouble early saturday morning in miami. she was charged with driving under the influence. smith was booked saturday morning and hold a $1,000 bond. he was drafted as sends overall pick in 2011.
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he had 14 sacks and he also ran first in the sacks among rookies. something a little off set last night. ama super cross racing. a considerably different look at raiders home field. crews laid down the plastic and plywood and then covering it with dirt. accidents do happen. they did have a couple crashes at this event. james stewart won and eli thomas another class. from the dirt to the snow, snowboards, check out 18-year-old canadian mark or is ris. 18-year-old becomes the first snowboarder to win double gold since sean in 2009. that is the way the ball bounces we'll see you again tonight at
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5:00. >> carolyn: up next, an exclusive look at the damage inside oakland city hall by oakland's occupying occupy protestors during last night's demonstrations. and new tensions in sacramento to spread most of the cost to
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♪ beth! hi! looking good. you've lost some weight. thanks. you noticed. these clothes are too big, so i'm donating them. how'd you do it? eating right -- whole grain.
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[ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multi-grain cheerios -- 5 whole grains, 110 calories. creamy, dreamy peanut butter taste in a tempting new cereal. mmm! [ female announcer ] new multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. zblooshlg welcome back. oakland mayor jean quan gave "abc 7 news" gave an exclusive first tour inside city hall from the oakland protests. a group of protestors broke into city hall and basically trashed the place. they smashed a display case containing an architect's model of city hall. they showed artwork on recycle that go was destroyed. documents were strewn around and
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glass door on a window was shattered. nearly 300 protestors were arrested last night. the day begin when protestors marched on the closed convention they were met by police firing tear gas. demonstrators threw rocks and bottles at police. three officers were injured. protestors ran away and then regrouped at about 8:00 they swarmed a ymca where police had them surrounded. all of those demonstrators were taken into custody. it was a second group that broke into city hall and caused all that damage leaving oakland leaders outraged. >> occupy oakland has to stop using oakland as its playground. people in the community and people in the occupy movement have to stop making excuses for this behavior. >> i think basically in my opinion, what amounts to kind of
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domestic terrorism when they start taking buildings and start costing the city incredible amount of resources. >> they blame the violence on police using heavy-handed tactics what they say was planned to be peaceful occupation of the convention center. police say the internet postings have been calling for acts of violence and vandalism for days. >> we have some more photos taken by our media partner, "san jose mercury news". as police attempted to remove protestors from city hall where the remnants of an american flag burned on the front steps. then this was the scene minutes before when a woman was pleading with protestors to not burn the flag but obviously they did so anyway. the pensions of employees who worked for state of california could look a lot different under the proposal to make them a hybrid pension plan. it's very controversial. nannette miranda has the story from sacramento.
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>> reporter: under increasing budget pressure to change requirement benefits for state and local government workers the legislature is holding hearings on a hybrid plan which combines a 401-k type plan with public pensions. experts from around the country told california lawmakers how similar plans have worked in other states. 401-k plans, pensions are known as db's defined benefits. >> the dc allocation provides less of a return than what most people would get in a defined benefit plan. >> dc's have been unpopular with labor groups because of the volatility of the stock market. while the union is open to a hybrid plan and hopes whatever proposal comes out of committee doesn't rely on 401-k's because
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of what many liters. >> they had less than 25 cents on the dollar. the 401-k experiment hasn't worked. >> but public pensions have been too generous. it's less than $30,000 a year. a lie bidder would relieve the state budget of crushing pension obligations. one expert testified, california may not achieve great savings because any new plan can only be legally planned to new hires. >> a hybrid doesn't necessarily produce any cost savings than any other plan. >> the hearing is what is expected to be a long fight. >> unions have too much say in this town. here is the reality. we can't fund education at the same time we're funding high speed rail and huge deficit. something has to give. >> govern brown has proposed a hybrid retirement plan but has
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not found a lawmaker to sponsor it in bill form. >> carolyn: if you are looking for a job, there is an interesting opportunity in richmond, perfect for a couple that likes the sea shore. free room and board and benefits. and a salary of $100,000 a year. the job is for innkeepers of the light house in richmond owned by the coastguard the light house has been operated for a bed and breakfast for 33 years. you need to know your way around the kitchen and have a commercial boat operator's operation. >> we are looking at beautiful afternoon. few high clouds. a little haze. morning hours, feature a couple areas of cloudiness but the afternoon we'll see sun and more clouds. i'll explain coming up. also ahead, what a group of doctors is doing to improve
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>> carolyn: welcome back. how are you this morning? the time is 9:37. this is a live look at the heavenly mountain resort. it's cold there. no snow unfortunately. bits 16 degrees in truck key. partly sunny and we could use some precipitation but none in the offing.
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we'll check in with lisa later. new social network has created a new way to foster friendships. business technology reporter david louie says it can also save live is. >> miles robinson keeps fit by rowing but last summer he contracted bacterial meningitis putting people at risk. >> was overwhelmed by the fact he was in icu. and we had to try these people he may have infected. >> his mom went to her laptop and logged on to next door.com. a network designed to link neighbors in close proximity. it was a health emergency. next door is used to get a baby-sitter or discuss community issues.
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redwood city has 26 neighborhood groups. the city is enthusiastic about it. >> next door provides opportunity for neighbors to get to know neighbors at a very small geographic social network. >> it addresses a growing problem. >> i may know my neighbors on my left and right but i have no idea down the street at all anymore. >> it takes ten households to start a group. they have been created in 974 neighborhoods in 43 states. the ceo and cofounder of next door. >> it's not like a facebook or twitter where you're talking about people will you never meet but strengthen relationships that already exist. >> they open dialogues that can save lives. >> i was really grateful. all my friends and their parents get the message so they can. >> number of neighborhoods being
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brought together by next door growing. ten new neighborhoods added every day. in redwood city. david louie. san francisco zoo is celebrating the new year with chinese acrobats, this year's festivities have a very special guest. a real live dragon. a bearded dragon from australia. he was donated to the zoo last year. he is now the main attraction to the celebration because after all, this is the year of the dragon. anyone born in the year of the dragon can get in free today. that includes you my friend. lisa argen is a dragon. >> i just found that out, too. it's my year. >> hopefully, you are enjoying your weekend and look at the haze roit out there. this is vollmer peak about 1900
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feet. yesterday we had the higher elevation winds, relative humidity much higher this morning. we are a little bit warmer and we had some fog earlier, but we are looking at our temperatures in the low 40s. feeling much more comfortable out there now. we will look for increasing had i clouds, 51 in san francisco. 57 in half moon bay. so we are looking at milder conditions to start. slightly cooler today due to the higher clouds and temperatures coming down a few degrees. also we'll see a bit of a westerly winds instead of northeasterly winds at the beginning. showers are possible mainly in the north and east bay. we have a pretty significant cold front to the north of us but the tail end will swing in through today. another one behind it that will bring increasing clouds and opportunity for north bay showers, monday and then again on wednesday.
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but it's really not going to slide south. you won't notice the change in the south bay or even the monterey coast. higher clouds, numbers in the low to mid-60s, instead of mid to upper 60s. we should be around 58 in san francisco. five degrees above where we should be. 50s in the sierra. 56 in yosemite. 50 in northern sierra. 71 in big sur. winds have subsided here. they were quite dangerous the last couple of days. cloud cover in the north and each the bay. rain line looks impressive. early morning but by 6:00, it's going to start to fall apart. whatever little rain we're going to see sonoma, marin and napa by the time it continues to slide south into the east bay communities, not much left. the cloud cover will dissipate and more sunshine tomorrow afternoon. 65 in san jose. santa clara, 64 and lots of
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sunshine earlier and few high clouds later on. 63 for san francisco today. in the north bay, you've got the haze around mount tam made for a pretty sunrise. 64 in santa rosa. 64 in berkeley today as you head further out. couple degrees warmer with mid-60s for livermore and 65 in danville. down around monterey. mostly sunny and temperatures near 70 degrees. chance of showers overnight into tomorrow morning, then partly cloudy rest of monday and tuesday. another chance in the north bay monday. thursday, friday and saturday, yeah, we are sunny and mild. some really cold around chicago. >> we need some real snow around there. >> this is your year, the year of the dragon you should reflect and rejuvenate and redirected. >> i got to noe go. [ laughter ]
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>> come back in a few minutes. >> san francisco leads the country of the greenest big city in the rest of the bay area and showing leadership when it comes to recycling and reducing waste. on "beyond the headlines," we'll hear from experts why recycling is so critical and how do it right. we'll show how it creates hundreds of jobs. join cheryl jennings for "beyond the headlines" here on abc7. >> doctors from ucsf are working to send their expertise worldwide. they are using a cutting edge facility to train doctors for develop countries where it could move life saving. here is reporter carolyn johnson with the story front parted is a little more tricky. >> reporter: they are training young surgeons at the trauma institute at san francisco general hospital.
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he has been a force exploiting that expertise, teaching doctors from developing countries, as well. >> we tailor the curriculum of the course, especially for these people to be exposed to procedures, techniques they can do at home. >> reporter: dr. gotlin was one of surgeons for launching global orthopedics program and has trained more than 150 suws. we met one of them on a trip to sierra leon. he has says the skills he brought back from san francisco is badly needed at his crowded hospital. >> it's the only trauma center in 6.8 million population. >> it be used for bone fractures. >> while the orthopedic institute is outfitted with state of the art equipment it's rarely used in the training. they focus on techniques for
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common procedures. >> there is no fancy stuff. we don't show them how to do things that require microsurgery. we teach them basic fundamental, solid techniques that they can apply. >> he believes benefits are multiplied overseas and they share information among hospitals and countries. >> people talk from people from nigeria. >> and it's great knowing what the latest what is the most advanced and also to interact with world class surgeons who can give various insights about problems we face here. >> carolyn: and they say the surgeon is from sierra leon aside from the advanced
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techniques one the most important things he learned is the art of bedside manner and how to communicate with patients. >> don't go away. "7 on your side" is up next. airline fees are no longer going to be hidden. what you need to know the next
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-dad, why e you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in there? oh, there's prize, all right. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur? [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are the great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. stickers? uh-uh. a perhero? ♪ kinda. [ male announcer ] and we think that's the best prize of all. ♪ welcome back. time right now is 9:50. live look in roof cam in hd
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showing you coit tower. if you've never been inside there before, they have beautiful wpa murals adorning the walls. very, very nice. you can take the elevator to the top and look out and get quite the view of san francisco. today would be a nice day to do that. >> it will be beautiful outside. new regulations in effect that require airlines to reveal hidden fees and taxes they charge. michael finney explains the changes. >> buying an airline ticket just got a little simpler. advertised rate must now include all the fees and taxes you pay. a noted travel rights attorney. >> in the past you had to look for fees. you had to look for surcharges. toud look for all these add-ons.
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>> we found an $89 fare from san francisco to los angeles, it's not until you click on the button the price is ten dollars higher. they talked about the new regulations mean. >> the change will mean, when you do a search for the airfare you will get the fare with taxes included. >> here are a few other changes. baggage fees must be clearly described and new rules prevent air carriers from increasing the flight after taking a deposit unless you agree to it in advance in writing. potential penalties for any violation could be huge. >> that is $27,500 per seat times 48 seats times 238 seats, that is big money. >> southwest, spirit and allegiance airlines sued in
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washington, d.c. to overturn the regulation. those airlines declined to comment but airline trade groups the lawsuits raise some good questions. >> we're concerned that the airline industry is being singled out for some of these rules and regulations and many consumers are smart enough to know that many products and services they buy. taxes will be add order at the register. >> the airlines will comply with the regulations and southwest and allegiance and spirit had no comment for the story. >> carolyn: up next, they are back. sneak peek at this year's superbowl ads. ♪
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beth! hi! looking good. you've lost some weight. thanks. you noticed. these clothes are too big, so i'm donating them. how'd you do it? eating right -- whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multi-grain cheerios -- 5 whole grains, 110 calories. creamy, dreamy peanut butter taste in a tempting new cereal. mmm! [ female announcer ] new multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. are you a winner? here are the numbers from last night's super lotto plus.
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mega number was 8. no one got all six numbers but you can still want prize with five or four. wednesday's jackpot is estimated at $8 million. we are just a week out from superbowl sunday, this morning we're going to preview what some people view as the most interesting part of the game -- the commercials. david curly has the preview. >> for many of us, play football between the commercials. this is some of what we'll see. it will be a record year of spending. >> a quarter billion, yes, billion dollars. >> terry: buler is back but we're not sure how. >> how can i handle work on a day like today?
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>> and there will be something different this year. many commercials will be longer. >> take volkswagen, they stole the show last year. the star wars theme continues with the dark side. >> dogs barking the star wars theme and forgive the pun. >> there is so many ads struggling for attention. so the longer ads tend to be more of an opportunity to have an engagement with the audience. it's expensive but it's worth it. >> and new this year, interactive ads, coca-cola bears is going to be plugged into what is going to be what is happening in the field. >> it's pretty unique approach. hopefully it will come off. >> many ads will offer ways to
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surf net but nothing like what this guy's phone will do. >> give me more dorritos. >> give me three hot wild girls. no. >> if only the game is as good at as the ads. >>. [ laughter ] >> i get a kick out of that one. >> last look at the weather. >> not quite as warm as yesterday. few high clouds and we do have a weather system on the way. weak cold front will sneak in overnight. clouds later on today but mostly sunny skies, low to mid-60s for afternoon highs becoming partly cloudy but monterey, 70 and wet pavement again and partly cloudy
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tuesday and weak system on wednesday. then we go the other direction and mild next weekend. >> carolyn: that is going to do it for us. thank you for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. next newscast starts at 5:00 tonight. you can keep track of the latest breaking news on twitter and talk about it at facebook.com/abc7news. have a great sunday everyone and thank you for joining us. ♪ beth! hi! looking good. you've lost some weight. thanks. you noticed. these clothes are too big, so i'm donating them. how'd you do it? eating right -- whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multi-grain cheerios -- 5 whole grains, 110 calories. creamy, dreamy peanut butter taste in a tempting new cereal. mmm! [ female announcer ] new multi-grain cheerios peanut butter.
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